Practices of Foreign NGOs Development Have Been Discussed in Astana
“Zhaina-Astana” Public Association with the support of the Mayor’s Office of the capital and the Ministry for Religious and Civil Society Affairs has held a round table on the topic “On the Practices of International NGOs Development in Various Directions and Their Application in Kazakhstan”.
The meeting was attended by the representatives of embassies, the heads of foreign public funds and associations, members of the Parliament, as well as the heads of public associations of Astana.
The issue raised at the round table related to the transition of the civil society to the democratic control framework.
“This is required to ensure that NGOs are able to communicate, develop at the present level, without any noise and scandals, to express their points of view at the legal level, to propose their recommendations within the working groups”, – said the Chairman of “Zhaina-Astana” PA Mukhtar Yerketayev .
Non-governmental organizations are the link between the common man and the state, and today they raise serious issues and solve the problems of the society. The example is the activities of Greental Public Fund, which is based on social entrepreneurship. Its head Emin Askerov, having opened the workshop on weaving bowls, baskets, jars of willow twigs, helps people with disabilities to earn for living. The organizers are confident that today Kazakhstani NGOs should study the experience of foreign countries in order to introduce it into their activities.
Source: Akimat of Astana